Sources are reporting an incident that happened on a flight to Rockford last night. The flight was from Mesa to Rockford, on the Allegiant flight #563.
Sources said several police officers had the plane passengers detained and would not let anyone off the plane.
“The Rockford PD was waiting to board the plane. We, the passengers were kept on the plane for quite awhile not able to deplane while the officers questioned other passengers.
We were not given any information, just asked to remain in our seats while someone was escorted from the flight.” a source told us.
We have tried to get information from the airport and RPD, both declined comment.
According to the RPD call log, there was a “medical assist” but it is unknown if it was related to this incident.
CRASH UPDATE: On Saturday, August 24, 2019, shortly after 6:00 p.m., Rockford Police Officers responded to a two-vehicle accident in the 3700 block of Broadway. Officers learned a vehicle traveling westbound crossed the center line and collided with a vehicle going eastbound. The driver of the westbound vehicle, a 54-year-old female, was transported to a local hospital and pronounced deceased. Her name is not being released at this time. The 15-year-old male passenger in the westbound vehicle and the 37-year-old male driver of the eastbound vehicle were both transported with non-life-threatening injuries.
The Rockford Police Department’s Traffic Reconstruction Team is on scene investigating the accident. The public is asked to avoid the area for the next several hours. No further information is available at this time
CRASH UPDATE: 1 person pronounced deceased, 2 others transported to a local hospital. Reconstruction team on scene investigating.
We heard the female approx 50 years old and the male in his 20-30’s were transported to a local hospital. There are reports a 3rd victim, And their condition is unknown. Extrication took approx. 15 minutes according to sources.
UPDATE: This is a confirmed fatal. Officials have confirmed one person has died and 2 others have been transported.
Sources are reporting a head on collision.
It happened approx. a bit after 6 pm tonight in the 3800 block of Broadway.
That is near Eastmoreland and Sexton.
Reports of a head on collision near this location.
Injuries were being reported. We have been told the injuries do appear to be serious. (Possibly fatal) But officials have not confirmed this yet.
Victims are reported to be a female approx. 50 years old. and a male in his 20-30’s. And an unknown 3rd victim.
Extrication is needed.
The cause of the accident is under investigation.
AVOID the area